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Last Ride on the Underground Railroad

As early as 1786 George Washington complained that one of his runaway slaves had been assisted to freedom by a “society of Quakers, formed for such purposes.” Estimates of the number of fugitive slaves who escaped the South along the Underground Railroad network from 1800 to 1860 range from several hundred to two thousand annually. 2,010 more words

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The 10 Greatest Utada Hikaru Songs (Part 2)

It’s been a decade and a half since Utada Hikaru emerged in Japanese music scene and went on to become one of the greatest artists of all time. 1,131 more words

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On the Waterfront


A hundred and more years ago, Randolph County’s mill villages were intimately attuned to the waters of Deep River. A good strong flow meant regular work as the mill’s water wheel or turbine turned the lineshafts and pulleys that powered the machinery. 1,358 more words

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Election Fever Reaches Deep River

The first “official” week of campaigning brought with it a flurry of activity – the list of candidates was finalized, interviews with the NRT completed, All Candidates Meetings scheduled and signs popped up all over town, seemingly overnight (in the cases of a few candidates, it really  205 more words

Denver Allred on Worthville

One of the reasons I started this blog is that, having collected information on Randolph County history for more than 40 years now, I find that I’ve reached the point where I can’t remember everything I’ve found out.   2,221 more words

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Raleigh Beer Week

Are you ready? Raleigh Beer Week (8/24-8/31) is almost here. Kicking off this Sunday, organizers packed the schedule full of special releases, collaborations, beer dinners, and other fun events at local breweries and bottle shops. 58 more words